In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Muscle relaxant

Sedative agent

Analgesic agent

Chemical Name

4H-1,3-Thiazin-2-amine, N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-5,6-dihydro-

Foreign Names

  • Xylazinum (Latin)
  • Xylazin (German)
  • Xylazine (French)
  • Xilazina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Xylazine (OS: BAN)
  • Bayer 1470 (IS)
  • Xylazine (PH: USP 34)
  • Xylazine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Bay Va 1470 (IS)
  • Xylazine (chlorhydrate de) pour usage vétérinaire (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Xylazine Hydrochloride (PH: BP vet. 2011, USP 34)
  • Xylazine hydrochloride for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Xylazinhydrochlorid für Tiere (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Xylazini hydrochloridum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Anased (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, New Zealand
  • Chanazine (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Austria
  • Megaxilor (veterinary use)
    Bio98, Italy
  • Phoenix Xylazine (veterinary use)
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Rompun (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Sedaxylan (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Austria; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom
  • Vetaxyl (veterinary use)
    Przedsiebiorstwo Wielobranzowe Vet-Agro, Poland
  • Virbaxyl (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Xilor (veterinary use)
    Bio98, Italy
  • Xylacare (veterinary use)
    Animalcare LTD, United Kingdom
  • Xylapan (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Xylavet (veterinary use)
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Xylaze (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Xylazin (veterinary use)
    Animedic, Germany
  • A.A. Xylazine (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Anased (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, United States
  • Bomazine (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand; Bomac Animal Health, Australia
  • Cervizine (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, United States
  • Chanazine (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, United States
  • Narcoxyl (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Finland; Intervet, Norway; Intervet, Sweden
  • Paxman (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Phoenix Xylaket (Xylazine and Ketamine (veterinary use))
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Proxylaz (veterinary use)
    Prodivet, Luxembourg
  • Rompun (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Animal, Netherlands; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Bayer Animal Health, United States; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Bayer Sanità Animale, Italy; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Bayer Tiergesundheit, Austria; Orion, Finland; Provet, Switzerland
  • Sedamun (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Netherlands
  • Sedaxylan (veterinary use)
    Ceva, France; Eurovet, Belgium; Eurovet, Italy; Eurovet, Netherlands; Eurovet Animal Health, Israel; Eurovet Animal Health, Poland; Eurovet Animal Health B.V., Luxembourg; Vetem, Italy; WDT, Germany
  • Sedazin (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Sedazine (veterinary use)
    A.S.T. farma B.V, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States
  • Thiazine (veterinary use)
    Nature Vet, Australia
  • Vexylan (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Belgium
  • Virbaxyl (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Italy
  • Xylalin (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands; Ceva, Netherlands
  • Xylapan (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Switzerland; Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol, Austria
  • Xylariem (veterinary use)
    Alvetra, Germany; Ecuphar, Germany
  • Xylasan (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands
  • Xylasel (veterinary use)
    Selecta, Germany
  • Xylasol (veterinary use)
    Gräub, Switzerland; aniMedica, Austria
  • Xylaze (veterinary use)
    Bomac Animal Health, Australia
  • Xylazil (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Xylazin Streuli (veterinary use)
    Streuli Vet, Switzerland
  • Xylazin (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; Ceva, Germany; Serumber, Germany
  • Xylazine HCl (veterinary use)
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States
  • Xylazine (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany; Dopharma, Netherlands; Kepro, Netherlands
  • Xyl-M (veterinary use)
    V.M.D, Belgium; V.M.D., Luxembourg

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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